Why AR-15s Are the Plastic Straws of the Gun World — and Why Banning “Assault Rifles” Won’t Save Even One LifeWritten by Selwyn Duke
How did AR-15s become the plastic straws of the gun world? It’s simple: Demagogues need scapegoats. Yet just as banning plastic straws won’t make a dent in the ocean-polluting plastics problem, banning “assault rifles” (which aren’t) won’t save even one life.
If we are to believe the Republicans, they are all that is holding back the forces of socialism from taking over the United States and replacing a free and capitalist society with an authoritarian and socialist society.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe died at age 95 in Singapore on September 6. His blood-drenched grasping for ultimate power in the prosperous former British colony of Rhodesia saw him achieve dictatorial one-man rule.
After Joe Biden got practically every detail wrong recounting a story about a military hero, Donna Brazile insisted that the presidential contender is a “genuine” as well as a “heartfelt” supporter of military personnel. That, of course, wasn’t the issue.